Folake Olowofoyeku

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Actress, Singer (1983)
Mon Nov 29 2021
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Folake Olowofoyeku is a Nigerian actress and musician who lives in the United States. She has acted in various films and won the ReelHeART International Film Festival's Best Actress Award for her lead performance in When They Could Fly.

Additionally, she has voice-over experience with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Coca-Cola Company, Money Gram and Emirates Airline.

Who is Folake Olowofoyeku's Husband?

Folake, a Nigerian-American actress, has previously been married. There is, unfortunately, no information about her partner or their connection on the media. With some reports, she has also given birth to two children.

Folake Olowofoyeku With Actor Jonah Wharton 
Source: Instagram@thefolake

Reportedly, 1.8 m in height actress Olowofoyeku was linked up with actor Jonah Wharton when both were seen at the MTV Movie Awards 2018. When she reposted his photo on another occasion, the rumors grew even stronger.

Occasionally none of them has confirmed or talked about the relationship. Now Folake is enjoying her life beautifully and focusing on her growing career. Kelli Giddish is a well-known American actress and television personality.

Folake Olowofoyeku's Net Worth

Folake's acting career has brought her a lot of attention and popularity. She is a successful actress who earns a good living. Her income is unclear; however, her net worth is estimated to be $1 million. Rondi Reed is an American actress on stage and screen who has a net worth of $1.5 Million.

Folake Olowofoyeku On Afro style Magazine 
Source: Instagram@thefolake

Olowofoyeku is a skilled actress who began her career in off-Broadway theatre before moving to movies and Tv shows. The brunette beauty began her acting career with short films and modest roles. She appeared in episodes of 30 Rock, Modern Family, and How to Get Away with Murder.

However, she earned recognition when she portrayed Abishola, a Nigerian immigrant, in Bob Hearts Abishola, featuring Billy Gardell, Christine Ebersole, and Matt Jones. Folake has lost weight for the show Bob Hearts Abhisola.

Musical Career

Olowofoyeku is a skilled artist. She graduated from the Institute of Audio Research with an audio engineering diploma. She can play guitar and piano in addition to being a sound engineer. She goes by the name The Folake for her musical endeavors.

Photo Of Folake Olowofoyeku 
Source: Instagram@thefolake

In 2013, Olowofoyeku appeared in two David Bowie videos, The Stars Are Out Tonight and The Next Day, as a bass guitarist. Tilda Swinton plays Bowie's wife in The Stars, while Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard star in Next Day, both directed by Floria Sigismondi.


Folake Olowofoyeku was born in Nigeria on October 26, 1983, and her ethnicity is Nigerian. Her age as of 2021 is 38. She is the daughter of a Nigerian lawyer and a former politician Babatunji Olowofoyeku and Mrs. Felicia Olowofoyeku.

She had a strong desire to be an actress since she was a youngster as she has nineteen siblings. Further, she is the youngest one. In terms of her schooling, Folake received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre degree. She went to City College of New York to study acting.

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